Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Incoming freshmen making early impact

By Scott Cournoyer

March 24, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Replacing valuable veteran leadership lost year-to-year is the key to success at the college level. Massachusetts baseball coach Mike Stone, with 13 freshmen on the scene for this season, has work to do to help fill the voids...

Dayton struggles as Charlotte and Xavier thrive

By Trevor Bray

March 24, 2011

Filed under Baseball

Prior to this year’s baseball season, the Atlantic 10 Conference released its preseason rankings which featured Charlotte as the predicted A-10 Champions. Xavier was slated to finish second, and Dayton, the 2009 champions, landed the t...

Minutemen season already underway

By David Martin

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball

New seasons often provide fresh starts. For the Massachusetts baseball team, this year comes with a promising pitching rotation and a youthful starting roster.   With their season already underway, the Minutemen (4-8) are ...

New bats make difference for collegiate baseball across country

By Scott Cournoyer

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

NCAA baseball was introduced to aluminum bats before the 1974 college season. Since then, all schools across the three divisions use metal bats due to the trajectory of the ball and the way it favors the offensive aspect of the game....

Minutemen features variety of familiar veterans

By Michael Counos

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

As the grass and dirt of Earl Lorden Field becomes visible, the crack of metal bats and leather mitts can be heard as the Massachusetts baseball team prepares for their season in search of a second Atlantic 10 appearance in the past ...

Offense struggling in early season

By Eric Mansfield

March 22, 2011

Filed under Baseball, Sports

Through the first nine games of the season, the Massachusetts baseball team had one win, a 2-1 defensive battle against Toledo highlighted by a strong pitching performance from junior Glen Misho. Misho’s skill led him to be named C...

Minutemen bring win streak to three in victory over Colonials

By Scott Cournoyer

March 20, 2011

Filed under Baseball

The Florida trip for the Massachusetts baseball team did not start off as expected, as the squad dropped four consecutive games over the course of last week heading into last Friday’s game against Bucknell. “We started...

Minutemen will search for 1st win after early slump

By Eric Mansfield

March 10, 2011

Filed under Baseball

The Massachusetts baseball team began its season last Friday with four losses over three days, including two to Michigan and two to Sam Houston State at the Bearkat Invitational in Huntsville, Texas. The Minutemen started off ...

Former Minutemen sign minor league contracts

By Dan Gigliotti

September 13, 2010

Filed under Baseball

Massachusetts baseball players Nick Serino and Bryan Leigh signed with major league squads this summer, after concluding their careers as Minutemen. On June 9, the junior left-handed pitcher, Serino was first pick in the 37th...

UMass falls short of A-10 tournament despite victory

By Steve Levine

May 24, 2010

Filed under Baseball

There wasn’t much more the seniors could do on Senior Day. The seniors carried the Massachusetts baseball team in defeating La Salle in its final game of the season, 15-8. The victory was bittersweet for the Minutemen, h...

Minutemen fighting for postseason

By Dan Gigliotti

May 20, 2010

Filed under Baseball

After getting swept last weekend by Xavier, the Massachusetts baseball team plays in a must-win series this weekend against La Salle. The Minutemen (17-26, 11-13 Atlantic 10) welcome the Explorers (20-28, 13-11 A-10) to Earl ...

UMass swept by Xavier

By Steve Levine

May 16, 2010

Filed under Baseball

After winning seven of its previous eight games, the Massachusetts baseball team was cooled by division rival Xavier. The series proved to be a major bump in the road for the Minutemen (17-26, 11- 13 Atlantic 10), who were...